The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Brings Key Decision Makers To New York City for Inaugural Asset Owner Conference

NEW YORK--()--The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute (SWFI), a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, today announced the speaker line up and conference agenda for the upcoming Asset Owner Conference, taking place on July 27, 2015. The event, which will be held at the Conrad Hotel in New York, is the premier forum for sovereign wealth funds, central banks, pensions, superannuation funds, family offices and other long-term public investors.

“We are excited to host such a diverse selection of distinguished thought leaders, and to facilitate discussion around today’s hottest topics concerning public investors.”

Just off the heels of the SWFI’s Institute Fund Summit 2015 Asia in Seoul, South Korea, the SFWI’s Asset Owner Conference will bring together public investor delegates and investment executives to share information and insights on current issues and trends related to sovereign wealth investments.

The agenda includes:

  • Yuan Zhou, Chief Strategy Officer, China Investment Corporation, will speak along with Anthony Mak, Director, New York, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, on The Next Five Years in Institutional Investing.
  • Keynote speakers: Otto Heinz, Head of the Financial Law Division at European Central Bank, Amir Dossal, Chairman and Founder of Global Partnerships Forum, and Fabio Scacciavillani, Chief Economist at Oman Investment Fund.
  • Panels on Exploring Asset Owners and Analyzing Game Changers, The Debate on Active vs. Passive, From Washington to Wall Street: The Future of the US Stock Market, and Opportunities and Risks: Growing Asset Allocation to Real Assets.
  • Speakers from TIAA-CREF, Misys Global Banking, Virginia Retirement System, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, TOBAM, and more.

“We are thrilled to bring our conference to New York City, which was a natural destination for an elite North American event,” said Michael Maduell, President of the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. “We are excited to host such a diverse selection of distinguished thought leaders, and to facilitate discussion around today’s hottest topics concerning public investors.”

Attracting institutional investors, government officials, and C-level investment executives, the event has been built to focus on creating lasting peer-to-peer relationships, share insights, and engage in forward-looking discussions on relevant industry trends.

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About SWFI

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute is a global organization designed to study sovereign wealth funds, public pensions, central banks and other long-term public investors in the areas of investing, asset allocation, risk, governance, economics, policy, trade and other relevant issues. We provide specialized services such as research and consulting to various corporations, funds and governments. The Sovereign Wealth Funds Institute delivers information and insights on current issues and trends related to sovereign wealth. Our flagship publication, The Sovereign Wealth Quarterly, is the premier publication on public sector asset ownership and management globally. In addition, the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute facilitates sovereign fund events around the world. For more information, please visit: www.swfinstitute.org.

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